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A mooncake (simplified Chinese: 月饼; traditional Chinese: 月餅; pi...

wikipedia - 17 Sep 2016
A mooncake (simplified Chinese: 月饼; traditional Chinese: 月餅; pinyin: yuè bĭng; Jyutping: jyut6 beng2; Yale: yuht béng) is a Chinese bakery product traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋節). The festival is for lunar appreciation and moon watching, when mooncakes are regarded as an indispensable delicacy. Mooncakes are offered between friends or on family gatherings while celebrating the festival. The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the four most important Chinese festivals.

Fake Peninsula mooncakes yield arrests and HK$66000 haul

South China Morning Post - 15 Sep 2017
A genuine box of the mooncakes described as a “bestseller” and marked with “Sold Out” retailed for HK$338 on The Peninsula Hotels website, but the fakes were priced at HK$368 in a Sheung Shui shop and sold for HK$310 per box on the internet.

Mooncakes: Hong Kong's sweet and pricy obsession

Al-Arabiya - 04 Sep 2017
It is one of Hong Kong's most treasured food traditions: the buying, giving and eating of “mooncakes” to mark mid-autumn festival, celebrated in Chinese communities around the world next month. Bakeries and supermarkets are already packed with boxes of ...

Mooncake for happiness | SunStar

Sun.Star - 19 Sep 2017
MID-AUTUMN Festival takes place on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month. The second grandest festival in China is also called Moon Festival because of the full moon in association with the celebration. Another name it's known for is Mooncake Festival ...

Crime | Woman scammed over 'moon cake' order

Macau Daily Times - 19 Sep 2017
According to the victim, she said the suspect had posted an advert in July, stating that he was accepting orders for the special moon cake served at the hotel, offered at a special price. The woman decided to make a purchase, transferring a total of ...

Mooncake mania!

Global Times - 19 Sep 2017
There is arguably no other culture that places more emphasis on eating than China. From dumplings to hot pot, thousand-year-old eggs to Peking Duck, Chinese cuisine is the definition of diversity. Mooncakes, one of China's most iconic sweet snacks, are ...

Chinese Mooncake Festival set for Sept. 9 in Carmel

Current in Carmel - 07 Sep 2017
The fifth annual Chinese Mooncake Festival is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 9 in the parking lot of the Indiana Design Center in Carmel's Arts & Design District. The event will feature a dragon parade, traditional Chinese dancing and music. “The Mid-Autumn ...

Mooncake Inspired Beer at Beersmith

City Weekend (registration) - 18 Sep 2017
Hotel Jen is the new hub in the CBD area from Shangri-La and can be reached through the path that connects the subway and China World Mall. The hotel, with 450 rooms, the only gastropub in that area with its own micro-brewery, and an excellent gym that ...

Mooncake madness at the Conrad

The Nation - 10 Sep 2017
Master Chef Jacky Chan carefully prepares his mooncakes using only the highest quality ingredients, with all-time fave 'East meets West' flavours being Golden Custard and Classic Durian. There's a choice of four and eight pieces in various sizes and a ...

Extraordinary flavours, delectable choices

The Sun Daily - 20 Sep 2017
WHETHER you believe that mooncakes were used to pass secret messages among the Han Chinese during the rule of the Mongols or that it was a gift to Emperor Taizong of the Tang Dynasty in his victory against the Xiongnu, mooncakes have long been a ...

Celebrate with fine mooncakes and wine

The Straits Times - 08 Sep 2017
Imagine a gift of mooncakes that are specially crafted with rare and fine ingredients such as wild snow chrysanthemum and Tuscan spring water. The Straits Times' premium wine club, ST Wine, is collaborating with boutique gift company Empire Artisans to ...

7 incredibly unique mooncake flavors to try this year

Coconuts - 25 Aug 2017
The premium taste of this potent fruit and the soft snow skin complement each other perfectly, indulging in this exotic mooncake which many would call a pleasant surprise! Using 100% pure cempedak, you can only expect the richness and luscious texture ...

A Chinese moon cake party is coming to London

Evening Standard - 04 Sep 2017
Chinatown newbie Bun House will be marking the night by throwing what it's billing as London's first ever mooncake party. Its downstairs bar Tea Room will see DJs play until 2am, while flights of mooncakes and specially mixed cocktails will be served.

Good luck shines on Mooncake Festival

Star Weekly - 18 Sep 2017
One of the biggest festivals on the Chinese calendar is set to be celebrated in Whittlesea next month. The Mooncake or mid-autumn festival is the second biggest festival in Chinese culture, after lunar new year. It falls on the 15th day of the eighth ...

Alipay Apologizes for Copying WeChat and Luxury Mooncake

Jing Daily - 22 Aug 2017
Right after Chinese Valentine's Day, which falls on August 28, Chinese Mid-Autumn festival is coming on October 4, and for many Chinese consumers, this is a day for enjoying a full moon sighting with family and eating a traditional dessert called mooncake.

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